The Futures Collegiate Baseball League is proud to announce the 2013 All-FCBL team for the 2013 regular season. The team highlights 18 individuals 11 of which are from New England.
The FCBL has a league ideal and rule of promoting local talent. The rule states that each team must carry 13 players on the roster that either live within New England or that attend college within New England.
Other highlights of the All-FCBL team are Nashua Silver Knights pitcher Cody Rocha of Assumption College who is the only FCBL player to make his second consecutive appearance on the All-FCBL team.
C: Steve Dill (Harvard), Pittsfield Suns. Dill batted .295 for the Suns in 2013, contributing 21 runs and 20 RBI as Pittsfield's backstop. His OPS was .740 and was on base at a .383 clip. His .985 fielding percentage demonstrated his defensive ability, and Dill came through for the Suns in their lone playoff game, going 2-for-3.
1B: Lorenzo Papa (Broward College), Brockton Rox. Papa slugged .445 as a member of the Rox, batting .295 for Brockton in 2013. He added five homers to go along with seven doubles and a pair of triples, driving in 24 runs for the summer. Papa also scored 24 times and added two stolen bases for the Rox, finishing second among FCBL first basemen with 299 putouts.
2B: Frank Crinella (Merrimack College), Pittsfield Suns. Crinella scored 34 runs for the Suns in 2013, batting .292 with a .798 OPS at second base. He homered twice and drove in 28 runs, adding a league-high 17 doubles throughout the summer. Crinella was at the top of the position all season long, having his OPS hover at .800 from July 20 on.
3B: TJ Lynch (URI) , Seacoast Mavericks. Lynch batted .357 for the Mavericks, good for third in the FCBL. He added 28 RBI and 29 runs, reaching base at a .429 clip, part of an OPS of .864. Lynch only struck out 20 times during the season, walking 16 times. He finished July strong with 11 RBI in the last 5 games of the month.
SS: Dylan Tice (IUP), Martha's Vineyard Sharks. Tice, the FCBL MVP as well as playoff MVP, batted .338 for the Sharks, contributing 39 RBI and runs each, while homering six times in 2013. He had an OPS of .882, slugging .478 on the season. He walked more times (22) than he struck out (17), and stole seven bases. Tice was also selected as the Defensive Player of the Year in the FCBL.
OF: Mitch Elliott (Xavier), Brockton Rox. Elliott finished with an OPS of .907, driving in 33 runs on the 2013 campaign, to go along with 25 runs and three homers. Elliott stole eight bases and finished with a .358 average, second in the FCBL. Elliott was also selected as the FCBL's Top Prospect in 2013.
OF: Jamill Moquete (UMASS Boston), Wachusett Dirt Dawgs/North Shore Navigators. Moquete, who made a strong push for MVP candidacy, was tied for the FCBL lead with 7 homers. He batted .350 in 41 games for Wachusett and .381 in 6 games for the Navigators, totaling 33 RBI and 37 runs. Moquete had an OPS of 1.036 in his time with the Dirt Dawgs, and was traded to the Navigators on August 2nd.
OF: Ryan Siegel (Mercyhurst), Martha's Vineyard Sharks. Siegel led the FCBL with a .373 batting average, having an on-base percentage of .448, part of an .892 OPS. Siegel scored 40 runs and drove in 23, stealing 6 bases. He had a 23:20 BB:K ratio, and homered once on the season.
DH: Josh Raymond (Judson), Wachusett Dirt Dawgs. Raymond finished 2013 tied for the FCBL lead with 7 home runs, driving in 35 runs and scoring 30 times. He had an OPS of .908, batting .309 on the season. His 14 doubles were good for second in the FCBL, and stole three bases.
UTIL: Tim Hendricks (Benedictine), North Shore Navigators. Hendricks batted .354 for the Navigators, finishing fourth in the FCBL, and added 28 RBI and 23 runs to his 2013 summer. He slugged .411 and had a .793 OPS, and stole 15 bases for North Shore on the season.
SP: Tom Hudon (Saint Anselm College), Nashua Silver Knights. Hudon went 4-1 in eight starts for the Silver Knights, finishing the 2013 summer with a league-best 1.49 ERA and a 1.14 WHIP. Hudon struck out 33 batters in 48.1 innings, pitching one shutout in a 7-inning affair against the Raging Tide. Hudon picked up a win in his only playoff appearance, a semifinal match against the Rox.
SP: Trevor Breton (WNEU), Martha's Vineyard Sharks. Breton was a perfect 4-0 for the Sharks, making nine starts in 2013. He finished with a 1.55 ERA and 1.02 WHIP, with the ERA good for second in the FCBL. Breton struck out 55 batters over 58 innings, and only walked 22. His ERA was never higher than 1.77, and was as low as 0.45 after 20 innings.
SP: Bob Carbaugh (Seton Hill University), Martha's Vineyard Sharks. Carbaugh broke the FCBL record with 8 victories in 2013, finishing a perfect 8-0 in ten starts for the Sharks. He had a 1.85 ERA and a 0.93 WHIP, thanks in large part to his 17 walks in 63.1 IP. Carbaugh struck out 50 batters in 2013, and won every start in the regular season except for his first and last start.
SP: Nick Fuller (UMASS Dartmouth), Torrington Titans. Fuller was 5-1 for the Titans, throwing 49.2 innings over nine starts. He had a 41:22 K:BB ratio, accompanied by a 2.17 ERA and a 1.03 WHIP. His 2.25 ERA after his first start would be the highest of the season, and his WHIP never rose above 1.03.
SP: Derek Dubois (Clark Univeristy), North Shore Navigators. Dubois posted a 1.68 ERA and 1.22 WHIP to go along with a 4-2 record for the Navigators in the 2013 season. He posted just better than a strikeout per inning, whiffing 43 batters in 42.2 innings, walking only 15. Dubois did not allow an earned run in his last three starts of the season, totaling 17.2 innings, and began the season by allowing one run in his first 15 innings of work.
RP: Cody Rocha (Assumption College), Nashua Silver Knights. Rocha continued his dominance as an FCBL closer, netting a record-breaking 17 saves in 2013 over 21.1 innings. He sported a 22:9 K:BB ratio with a minuscule 0.42 ERA and 1.08 WHIP.
RP: Alex Disanto (Suny Old Westbury), Torrington Titans. Disanto appeared in 19 games for the Titans, and did not allow an earned run at any point in 2013. He finished with a 1.13 WHIP in 23 innings, striking out 26 batters. Disanto pitched more than one inning on four instances, including four scoreless innings against the Navigators on August 5th.
RP: Tyler Pogmore (Roger Williams), Old Orchard Beach Raging Tide. Pogmore went 4-2 in 20 games for the Raging Tide, striking out 27 batters in 25.2 innings. He finished with a 0.35 ERA and 0.58 WHIP, allowing but one earned run in 2013. He posted a season-high six strikeouts in 5.2 innings against the Rox, part of a 13-inning affair.